The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 33 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Legal 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.74% 1.18% 0.34%
As % of the General category 8.89% 3.57% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £42,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +129.72%
UK excluding London average salary £43,375 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +8.97%
Legal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 56 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.82% 32.94% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 49 74
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £16,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Legal
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region.

Legal Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Legal
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Londonderry - 3 - -
County Antrim +5 1 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft